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Web Design Professional  

This course will teach you the fundamentals of web design. You will learn the technology, philosophy, and techniques that bring online creativity to life. You will also gain practical skills for planning, managing, and developing a web project.

What you will learn

  • To plan, design, and build dynamic database-driven websites using the latest technologies
  • Master basic HTML and learn CSS for decorating pages
  • Understand the fundamentals of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Bootstrap

How you will benefit

  • Gain web development skills to jumpstart a career in a growing technical field
  • Understand the latest trends and best practices for using web development technologies
  • Strengthen your professional portfolio with the website you build for the final course project

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac. A PC is used in the the demonstrations, so you'll need to make some adjustments if you do the exercises on a Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Photoshop (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Dreamweaver (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Animate (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Illustrator or Adobe InDesign (not included in enrollment).
  • Visual Studio Code (this is a free code editor; instructions for downloading and installing it are provided in the course).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.


With more than 3 billion people using the Internet, the future of retail, learning, and most other industries, is online. This means web designers are needed to create and maintain those websites. If you're looking to use your creative skills in today's digital landscape, the Web Design Professional course is for you.

This course will teach you foundational web design skills. You will first learn best practices for the technologies that drive web functionality: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will then learn Creating, Styling, and Validating Forms, and take a deep dive into Bootstrapping to further your knowledge of web development. Finally, you will learn how to use the tools of the trade: Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Animate.

The need for web designers isn't slowing down. Every great site needs more than functionality—it needs a fresh, unique look to convey an organization's products, services, and message. With the skills you gain from this intensive course, you can start a fast-paced career in web design.


  1. Introduction to HTML
    1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
    2. Introduction to HTML
    3. Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    4. HTML Links
    5. HTML Images
    6. HTML Lists
    7. HTML Tables
    8. Sectioning a Web Page
    9. Audio and Video
  2. Introduction to CSS
    1. Crash Course in CSS
    2. CSS Fonts
    3. Color and Opacity
    4. CSS Text
    5. Borders, Margins and Padding
    6. Backgrounds
    7. Display and Visibility
    8. Pseudo-classes and Pseudo-elements
    9. Styling Tables with CSS
    10. Positioning
    11. Transforms and Transitions
    12. Layouts
    13. CSS Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
    14. Media Queries
  3. Introduction to JavaScript
    1. JavaScript Basics
    2. Variables, Arrays and Operators
    3. JavaScript Functions
    4. Built-In JavaScript Objects
    5. Conditionals and Loops
    6. Event Handlers and Listeners
    7. The HTML Document Object Model
    8. CSS Object Model
    9. Errors and Exceptions
  4. Creating, Styling, and Validating Forms
    1. HTML Forms
    2. JavaScript Form Validation
    3. Styling Forms with CSS
    4. Regular Expressions
    5. Node.js and Server-side Form Validation
    6. JSON
  5. Bootstrap Training
    1. Getting Started with Bootstrap Basics
    2. Bootstrap Layout
    3. Creating Responsive Navigation
    4. Bootstrap Typography
    5. Tables
    6. Bootstrap Forms
    7. Images
    8. Bootstrap Components
    9. Bootstrap Utilities
    10. Bootstrap Flex
  6. Web Design Professional Mid-term Exam
    1. Terminology
    2. Building an Efficient Color Theme
    3. Color Theory Principles
    4. Color Context
    5. Implementing Color
  7. Color Theory
    1. Typography
      1. Anatomy
      2. Typeface vs. Font
      3. Rules for Typography
      4. Types of Typography
      5. Type Hierarchy
      6. Building an Efficient Style Guide
    2. Introduction to Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Training
      1. Exploring the Photoshop Workspace
      2. Image Size and Resolution
      3. Selection Tools
      4. Painting
      5. Retouching
      6. Color Correction
      7. Advanced Layer Techniques
      8. Working with Type and Vector Shapes
      9. Designing for Web
      10. Preparing Final Art
    3. Introduction to Dreamweaver Creative Cloud (CC) Training
      1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
      2. Getting Started with Dreamweaver
      3. Creating HTML Pages
      4. Links
      5. Images
      6. Lists
      7. Tables
      8. Styling Content
    4. Managing Web Design Projects
      1. Design Process
      2. Project Scope
      3. Mock-ups
      4. Functionality Model
      5. Integration
      6. Usability and Accessibility Rules
      7. Roll-out
      8. Analysis
    5. Adobe Animate Creative Cloud (CC) Training
      1. Getting Started
      2. Working with Drawing Tools
      3. Graphic Symbols and the Library
      4. Basic Animation
      5. Advanced Animation
      6. Button Symbols
      7. Movie Clip Symbols
      8. Publishing Animate Documents
    6. Web Design Professional Final Exam
      1. XFinal Project


      Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.

       

      Web Design Professional
      Item: 202004CTP555504  
      Fee: $2,995.00
      This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.